Tikkurila Calla

Tikkurila Calla G503 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Calla paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful G503. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:G503
Color name:Calla

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LRV of Calla

Calla G503 has an LRV of 88.07% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 88.07% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Tikkurila Calla undertones?

Red is Tikkurila Calla undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

245, 241, 231

Is Tikkurila Calla G503 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 43° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

G503 Calla HSL code: 43, 41%, 93%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Tikkurila Calla:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Darker shades

Tikkurila G503 Calla

Color comparison

Calla G503 vs Feather F487

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Tikkurila Calla G503 vs Tikkurila Feather F487Tikkurila Calla G503
LRV: 88.07%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 88.07%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Calla G503 vs Cameo F480

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Tikkurila Calla G503 vs Tikkurila Cameo F480Tikkurila Calla G503
LRV: 88.07%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 88.07%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F5F1E7copy color code
RGB Decimal245, 241, 231copy color code
RGB Percent96.08%, 94.51%, 90.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 43° Saturation: 5.71% Value: 96.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(43, 41, 93)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.63 Yellow: 5.71 Key: 3.92copy color code
YIQY: 241.056 I: 5.597 Q: -2.266copy color code
XYZX: 83.532 Y: 88.093 Z: 88.183copy color code
CIE LabL:95.2 a:-0.377 b:5.299copy color code
CIE LuvL:95.2 u:2.847 v:8.126copy color code
Decimal16118247copy color code
Hunter lab93.858, -5.389, 9.996copy color code
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